SFU in the News

August 30, 2016

Below is your daily copy of Media Matters.
Provided by University Communications, Media Matters is a snapshot of Simon Fraser University in the news as of Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016.

SFU in the News

SFU City Centre campus has become Surrey’s calling card
Business in Vancouver - August 30, 2016
SFU’s Surrey campus witnesses the city’s transformation as it marks its 14th year in the area.

Tips for adult learners
CBC The Early Edition - August 30, 2016
SFU Now interim director Rob McTavish provides back-to-school advice for adult learners.

Cross-cultural language learning
The Source - August 29, 2016
SFU First Nations Language Centre and SNF New Media Lab are launching web and mobile apps that teach endangered indigenous languages this fall.

Businesses That Show Commitment to Sustainability Inspire Greener Customers
ScienceNewsline - August 29, 2016
A new study co-authored by SFU Beedie professor Brent McFerran finds that hotel guests’ willingness to conserve resources is affected by how “green” they perceive the hotel to be.

Curious Collections
Vancouver is Awesome - August 29, 2016
SFU SIAT partners with the Museum of Vancouver to produce a series of videos on different featured exhibition collectors.

SFU Experts in the News

Expert says Massey replacement will cause more problems than it solves
News 1130 Radio - August 30, 2016
SFU urban studies and political science professor Anthony Perl comments on the Massey Tunnel replacement project.


Simon Fraser men’s soccer charges aim for NCAA Final 4 with return of co-captain Dhillon
Vancouver Sun - August 29, 2016
SFU Clan senior Ryan Dillon returns to the men’s soccer team as co-captain.